Electron hopping among cofacially stacked perylenediimides assembled by using DNA hairpins

Thea M. Wilson, Torek A. Zeidan, Mahesh Hariharan, Frederick D Lewis, Michael R Wasielewski

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

57 Scopus citations

Abstract

(Figure Presented) Charge on through: Perylenediimide chromophores incorporated into DNA hairpins serve as base-pair surrogates and form a zipperlike intercalated structure (see picture). Electron hopping was observed within the chromophore stacks upon one-electron reduction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2385-2388
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume49
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 22 2010

Keywords

  • Chromophores
  • DNA
  • ENDOR spectroscopy
  • EPR spectroscopy
  • Electron transport

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Electron hopping among cofacially stacked perylenediimides assembled by using DNA hairpins'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this